Lavelle with United States in 2017
|Full name||Rosemary Lavelle|
|Date of birth||May 14, 1995|
|Place of birth||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|2014||Dayton Dutch Lions|
|2016||Dayton Dutch Lions|
|2013||United States U-18|
|2013–2014||United States U-20|
|2015–2016||United States U-23|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of September 2, 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 2, 2019
Rosemary Lavelleis an American soccer player who is signed with the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League. She has represented the United States on multiple youth national soccer teams including the under-18, under-20, and under-23 teams and was called up to the United States women's national soccer team in 2015. She played collegiate soccer for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2013–2016.
The Washington Spirit is an American professional soccer club based in Germantown, Maryland that participates in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). It is a continuation of the D.C. United Women of the W-League and continues to field both an amateur WPSL team and a youth team, both under the Spirit name. The Spirit is coached by Richie Burke.
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women's soccer league, run by the United States Soccer Federation. At the top of the United States league system, it represents the sport's highest level in the United States. The NWSL was established in 2012 as a successor to Women's Professional Soccer (2007–2012), which was itself the successor to Women's United Soccer Association (2001–2003). The league began play in 2013 with eight teams, four of which were former members of Women's Professional Soccer. With the addition of two expansion teams in Houston and Orlando and the loss of Boston Breakers, it now has nine teams throughout the United States.
The United States U-20 women's national soccer team is a youth soccer team operated under the auspices of U.S. Soccer. Its primary role is the development of players in preparation for the senior women's national team. The team most recently appeared in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in France, where they failed to progress from the group stage for the first time in the competition's history. The team competes in a variety of competitions, including the biennial FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, which is the top competition for this age group. The head coach since April 2017 is Jitka Klimková.
Lavelle was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 14, 1995, to parents Marty and Janet, and was raised with three siblings, John, Nora and Mary.She played competitive soccer in her hometown of Cincinnati, initially with Sycamore United Soccer Club and later with the Cincinnati United Premier Soccer Club. While attending Mount Notre Dame High School in Ohio, she played on the women's varsity soccer team all four years. She played as a Badger at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and was added to the roster for the United States Women's National Soccer Team in 2015.
Cincinnati is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city drives the Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census making it Ohio's largest metropolitan area. With a population of 301,301, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and 65th in the United States. Its metropolitan area is the fastest growing economic power in the Midwestern United States based on increase of economic output and it is the 28th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Cincinnati is also within a day's drive of 49.70% of the United States populace.
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A four-year varsity women's soccer player at Mount Notre Dame High School, Lavelle was rewarded with being named Cincinnati's Player of the Year by the Cincinnati Enquirer her senior year. That same year, Lavelle scored 15 goals and scored a total of 38 points for her team. At the end of her high school career, Lavelle led her team in number of goals scored, totaling 57. This lead Lavelle to being rewarded NSCAA All-Region her junior and senior year of high school and first-team all-state honors. Having a decorated background at Mount Notre Dame High School, Lavelle was rewarded the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Sports Women of the Year award in 2013.
The Cincinnati Enquirer is a morning daily newspaper published by Gannett Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. First published in 1841, the Enquirer is the last remaining daily newspaper in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, although the daily Journal-News competes with the Enquirer in the northern suburbs. The Enquirer has the highest circulation of any print publication in the Cincinnati metropolitan area. A daily local edition for Northern Kentucky is published as The Kentucky Enquirer.
Lavelle played club soccer for Cincinnati United Premier team starting on the U-14 premier league that spanned for five years until attending college.
Accepted to the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2013, Lavelle was a starting player in her first 19 matches in the Big Ten Conference. She was ranked freshman of the year, and led the team with 73 shots and ranked second on her team with six goals.As a junior, she was named first-team All-American by NSCAA. The last time a Wisconsin Badger achieved this was in 1991.
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Lavelle played with the Dayton Dutch Lions in the USL W-League during the 2014 season.During her college break in the summer of 2015, Lavelle played for the Seattle Sounders Women of the W-League, where she was named all-league. After the W-League folded she returned to the Lions for the 2016 Women's Premier Soccer League season.
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On January 12, 2017, Lavelle was selected as the number one overall draft pick at the 2017 NWSL College Draft by the Boston Breakers.Lavelle started her professional career well, scoring 2 goals in 8 games and was named Player of the Month for April. However after suffering a hamstring injury in June while on international duty, Lavelle would miss over two months and finished the season with only ten appearances with the team. The Breakers then folded before the start of the 2018 season.
A dispersal draft was held by the NWSL to distribute Breakers players across the league. Lavelle was the first overall pick by Washington Spirit, who acquired the first pick through a trade with Sky Blue FC.Due to injury and international duty Lavelle only appeared in eleven games for the Spirit in 2018.
On November 24, 2015, Lavelle was called to train with the United States Women's National Soccer Team.She was one of eight players who joined the team's Victory Tour following the 2015 Women's World Cup. She made her first appearance for the United States on March 4, 2017, during a match against England at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup. She was named Player of the Match following the team's 1–0 loss.
Lavelle was named to the U.S. WNT roster for the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship.She appeared in all five games for the U.S and scored three goals. Her final goal of the tournament was scored in the second minute of the Championship Game against Canada, helping the U.S to a 2–0 victory, and their second straight CONCACAF Championship.
|Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)|
|Location||Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred|
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
|Lineup||Start – played entire match|
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time
|#||NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)|
|Min||The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.|
|Assist/pass||The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.|
|penalty or pk||Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)|
|Score||The match score after the goal was scored.|
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
|Result||The final score.|
Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation
|aet||The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation|
|pso||Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time|
|Light-purple background color – exhibition or closed door international friendly match|
|Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament|
|Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match|
|Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match|
|Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament|
|Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament|
NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player
|goal 1||2017-04-09||Houston||Start||1.1||37||Mallory Pugh|
|goal 2||2017-06-08||Gothenberg||Start||1.1||56||Crystal Dunn|
|goal 3||2018-08-02||Chicago||Start||1.1||33||Lindsey Horan|
|Tournament of Nations|
|goal 4||2018-10-10||Cary||Start||2.1||41||Tobin Heath|
|2018 CONCACAF Championship|
|2018 CONCACAF Championship|
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